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Man Who Attempted To Kidnap Auburn Bartender Found

Man Who Attempted To Kidnap Auburn Bartender Found

Police have arrested a man accused of attempting to kidnap a woman in downtown Auburn Thursday, officers said. Jason Lee Lott, 50, of Citrus Heights, was arrested on charges related to attempted kidnapping, police said. Following her bartender shift, the female victim was walking down Lincoln Way at about 2:40…

El Dorado County Releases Final Budget Details

El Dorado County Releases Final Budget Details

El Dorado County Chief Administrator, Don Ashton, today released the County’s Final Budget for fiscal year 2017/18. The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to review and approve the $569 million operating budget Tuesday, September 19th. “With this final budget, I’m pleased to announce the County has an opportunity to bolster…

DeWitt Master Plan Meeting Moved To September 18th

DeWitt Master Plan Meeting Moved To September 18th

Previously scheduled for the end of August, the Community Workshop/EIR Scoping meeting for the Master Plan for the county’s DeWitt property has been moved to Monday, September 18th. A large number of concerned citizens have attended the previous community workshops advocating for affordable housing to be included in the master…

“There’s No Place Like Home” Theme For Upcoming Placer’s Child Advocates Annual Fall Gala

“There’s No Place Like Home” Theme For Upcoming Placer’s Child Advocates Annual Fall Gala

On September 22, 2017, Child Advocates of Placer County will be hosting their annual fall gala, themed “There’s No Place Like Home.” The event takes place at The Falls Event Center which will be transformed into the Emerald City to help support the night’s theme. This year’s formal and festive…

Auburn Sutter Faith’s New Program Helps Improve Parkinson’s Patients Quality Of Life

Auburn Sutter Faith’s New Program Helps Improve Parkinson’s Patients Quality Of Life

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital understands that every patient has different needs. For our patients with Parkinson’s disease, the hospital is offering a free exercise class every Friday that is open to the community to help those with Parkinson’s disease stay active and have confidence in their movements. “Exercise is good…

Oroville Spillway Update: Main Spillway Construction, Emergency Spillway Construction and Forensics Investigation

Oroville Spillway Update: Main Spillway Construction, Emergency Spillway Construction and Forensics Investigation

Continued Construction on the Main Spillway Construction efforts at the Lake Oroville spillways remain focused on repairing and reconstructing the gated flood control spillway, also known as the main spillway, by November 1. There are 56 days left on the construction timeline to reconstruct the 2,270 feet of main spillway…

Placer County Approves 14% Increase For New CAL FIRE Contract

Placer County Approves 14% Increase For New CAL FIRE Contract

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a $12.1 million contract with CAL FIRE to provide fire and emergency services for the county’s 2017-18 fiscal year. Fire protection in Placer County is provided by 17 independent fire districts and by the county through its contract with CAL FIRE. This…

DeWitt Campus Considers Adopting Affordable Housing To New Master Plan

DeWitt Campus Considers Adopting Affordable Housing To New Master Plan

A new affordable housing development with up to 80 units is being considered as part of a reimagining of the Placer County Government Center campus in North Auburn. The county will move forward with a request for proposals to partner with an affordable housing developer after the Board of Supervisors…

Rattlesnakes – Facts vs Myths

Rattlesnakes – Facts vs Myths

Sierra Club Placer Group presents “Rattlesnakes—Facts vs Myths,” on Wednesday, September 20, at 7 pm. Mike Cardwell has studied rattlesnakes for over 40 years and will share his expertise in a presentation sponsored by the Sierra Club Placer Group. Using telemetry technology, his research has provided behavior facts and dispelled…

Heatwave Contributing To Placer’s Poor Air Quality

Heatwave Contributing To Placer’s Poor Air Quality

The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control Officer are issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential of poor air quality conditions due to multiple fires occurring throughout the state, as well as the continued excessive heat. This advisory will…